NAS Award for Scientific Discovery

The NAS Award for Scientific Discovery will be presented in 2015. Submit nomination now.

Awarded to recognize an accomplishment or discovery in basic research within the past five years. The fields of science for each presentation will rotate from among chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, astronomy, physics, and materials science. Endowed in 2014 through a gift from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). Inaugural presentation in 2015 for a recent discovery in chemistry, biochemistry, or biophysics. (Press Release).

How to Nominate:

The nomination materials listed below must be submitted via our online nomination form at

  1. A letter from the nominator describing the candidate's work and why he or she should be selected for the award. No more than three (3) pages.
  2. Curriculum vitae. No more than two (2) pages.
  3. Bibliography listing no more than 12 of the nominee's most significant publications.

Nomination Deadline: November 3, 2014

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